Associations to the word «Comeback»


COMEBACK, noun. A return (e.g. to popularity, success, etc.) after an extended period of obscurity.
COMEBACK, noun. A retort or answer, particularly a quick or clever one.
COMEBACK KID, noun. A person who repeatedly demonstrates the propensity to overcome downturns or periods of bad publicity, and rebound to victory or popularity.
COMEBACK KIDS, noun. Plural of comeback kid
COMEBACK SAUCE, noun. A dipping sauce and salad dressing of central Mississippi, typically based on mayonnaise and chili sauce.

Dictionary definition

COMEBACK, noun. A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher".
COMEBACK, noun. Return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain